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The Baptism Site Of Jesus Christ

Al-Maghtas, Jordan
+962 5 359 0360
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Al-Maghtas, Jordan
+962 5 359 0360
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This really appealed to my quirky, surreal side and most probably wont be tickled by the final part as much as I was. Easy to get to if your in the area and they've clearly put some money in to this. Those not on arranged...More

Thank Cirsus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I got into a cab from our hotel and came to the Baptism Site. At the entrance we had to pay 12 JD per person to get into the bus ride through to the Baptism site. This is a big site and...More

Thank nrm77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is 50 metres from the River Jordan which has gone from 60 mrtres at Christ's baptism to less than ten. The actual site has the remains of a church in front and is believed to be the actual site.

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the visit to see the baptism site and visit work chance to dip in Jordan river. Amazingly so close to Israel. Annoying as you have to wait for bus to go down to site (no doubt to maximise trip numbers) which affects trip...More

Thank ascreennametogetpast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, I was taken here by three Jordanian friends (Muslim) and our guide was a Muslim. So I have no idea what a previous reviewer was referring to as "racism". It is really expensive, but pretty well organized. I would say it is...More

Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this site on our way to the Dead Sea , apparently you are not allowed to take the tour if you are Muslim , they didn't say it directly but they danced around like a ballerina and it was obvious, we felt so...More

Thank Nagham N
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Don't miss this tour - it is very well done it includes a dip in the River Jordan if you wish and seeing the baptism site is almost outer worldly. Our guide was great my little 3 year old loved the River Jordan which is...More

Thank molvol
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Amazing , emotional and just beautiful..great guides and breath taking sites ...even regardless of your faith i found it a life value experience

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This site has been well maintained and renovated by the Jordanians and is well worth a visit. Get the tickets at the entrance to the site and then take a shuttle bus down.You can add this to your Jordan explorer pass and is well worth...More

Thank phake2016
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is the spot where Jesus was supposed to have been baptised.The venue is in a protected land and one has to go through a visitor centre where the cars are parked. Only tour buses are permitted in. From this point a ticket has to...More

Thank LataV
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Stephen Z
16 June 2017|
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Response from Debasish K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is some distance to walk from the bus stop to the actual baptism site and then to the Jordan river which is about 500m but most of the walk is through a shaded path.
1 August 2016|
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Response from Ropongi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get baptised, but there is no permanent priest there: it is necessary to be organized in advance.
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22 March 2016|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
Safety is not a problem at all. I have been there twice and I do appreciate that people can have a perception of danger because of its location, but you could not be safer. Everybody is there to witness a past event and... More